Archive for the ‘United States’ Category

Rosa Parks’ Estate Tied Up in Litigation as Her Memorabilia Goes to Auction

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Almost six years after her death, the estate of civil rights hero Rosa Parks is still being litigated.  Court pleadings recently filed with the Michigan Supreme Court provide new details about the controversy surrounding Parks’ estate. At the time of her death, Parks’ estate had liquid assets of only $372,000, but ...

U.S. Estate Tax Debate Continues

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

As world attention appears to be increasingly focused on the economic news coming from the United States, and the various political debates in that country regarding deficit reduction and tax policy, I thought it would be interesting and timely to draw readers attention to a recent Reuters article that profiles ...